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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Exploring the sea

Jess Hawkins, right, from the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, talks with students about various sea creatures and marine life on Tuesday at Wayne Academy. It was a day off for students, but approximately 250 from grades four through...

MOC will offer new three-year program

MOUNT OLIVE -- Freshmen at Mount Olive College seeking to earn a bachelor's degree in three instead of four years will now have help the school's help in achieving their goal. Beginning this fall, the college will waive additional course...

McIntyre's pre-need license suspended

McIntyre Funeral Home has had its pre-need establishment license suspended by the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service for failing to follow state guidelines regarding pre-need services. The suspension is for six months. It will be followed by a...

Architect shares look at depot with Scouts

A few hours before David Gall told Goldsboro City Council members their historic train depot was on schedule to be fully restored by 2012, the architect charged with bringing Union Station back to life delivered the same news at the...

Fremont cuts down stops for garbage pickup

Starting Feb. 1, some residents in the town of Fremont will be required to place their trash cans on the opposite side of the street for pick-up. As a way to save time and money, the Board of Aldermen voted...

Author to speak on race riots at Aycock birthplace

FREMONT -- Historian LeRae S. Umfleet will discuss the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot and sign copies of her new book, "A Day of Blood: The 1898 Wilmington Race Riot," Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Governor Charles B. Aycock...

Civil War trivia contest Feb. 18

FREMONT -- Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site will host its first Civil War Trivia contest on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The trivia contest will have 20 contestants answering questions about the War Between the States with prizes given...

January blood drive schedule

The Wayne County Red Cross has announced the following remaining blood drives for January and the complete list of February dates. All donors will get a free Adam's Car Wash coupon. The Wayne County chapter of the Red Cross is...

AKA Debutante Pageant Jan. 30

Epsilon Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will hold its 56th Annual Debutante Pageant on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Dillard Middle School Gymnasium. The theme for the event is "Colors of the Wind." The...